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Having recently spent a long week-end on the Isle of Wight I was surprised to discover how inspirational the island has been, and still is, to many writers. 417 more words

Seven American Children's Book Authors Who Lived to Be 100

If you write for kids, you might someday join this list of
children’s authors who lived to be 100.


Nan Hayden Agle (1905–2006) died just two months short of her 101st birthday. 779 more words

Wednesday Wisdom: On writing

Wednesday Wisdom is a segment where every week we will share a slice of wisdom from writers who continue to be our source of inspiration. We might share some excerpts from their interviews where they share their experiences or invite them to write to this space. 537 more words

It All Started With A Rabbit

Generally speaking, I only write about things that really impact me or speak to me deeply; things I greatly enjoy or less often, things I abhor.   629 more words


“The Wise Man”

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.” … Socrates … 390 more words


The Hunt For Justice

“ While murder is stalking abroad in disguise, while whippings and lynchings and banishing have been visiting upon unoffending ——- citizens, the local administrators have been found inadequate or unwilling to apply the proper corrective.   53 more words

Social Concerns, Justice

Trying to Keep Up with Poetry Month

Forgot to post a poem yesterday. Here is the catch up one…

Funeral Blues
By W.H. Auden

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, 128 more words